Bacteroides-1 RNA motif

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Bacteroides-1 RNA
Bacteroides-1-RNA.svg
Consensus secondary structure of Bacteroides-1 RNAs
Identifiers
Symbol Bacteroides-1
Rfam RF01694
Other data
RNA type sRNA
Domain(s) Bacteroides

The Bacteroides-1 RNA motif is a conserved RNA structure identified in bacteria within the genus Bacteroides.[1] The RNAs are typically found downstream of (in the possible 3′ UTRs) of genes that participate in the synthesis of exopolysaccharides of unknown types. It is possible that Bacteroides-1 RNAs regulate the upstream genes, but since this mode of regulation is unusual in bacteria, it is more likely that the structure functions as a non-coding RNA.

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